Welcome, Tom Killeen and Gary Barello!

The Maurer Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of two new members to our board of directors, Mr. Gary Barello and Mr. Thomas Killeen.

Gary BarelloGary Barello is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development at Biodex Medical Systems. As a highly accomplished HR executive, Mr. Barello brings over 27 years of experience in diverse sectors including financial services, government, international manufacturing and non-profit organizations.


Thomas Killeen is a Partner at Farrell Fritz law firm where his expertise is in corporate and financial law. His skillful counsel has earned him several awards as well as a roster of loyal clients that have been with him for decades.  Mr. Killeen is actively involved in numerous community organizations including the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, Hofstra University Honors College and the Long Island Community Chest.  He counsels non-profits on a myriad of legal issues, including corporate governance.  Farrell Fritz wrote a wonderful congratulatory announcement that you can view here.

“”I look forward to working with the new and existing officers of the board to further our mission in 2015.  We have a strong roster of independent-minded individuals who have a commitment and passion for our mission,” states Susan Samaroo, Executive Director.